Aluminum is widely used in antiperspirants.
Inhalation and ingestion of aluminum may aggravate kidney and
lung disorders. Aluminum deposits have been found in the brains
of Alzheimers victims.
is found in tap water, pools, laundry products, cleaning agents,
food processing, and sewage systems. Chlorine can affect your
health by contributing to asthma, anemia, bronchitis, diabetes,
irritation of the eye, mouth, nose, and lungs, heart disease,
high blood pressure, and other problems.
3. Color pigments
pigments cause skin irritation and sensitivity. These pigments
may reduce oxygenation of the skin. Almost all of them are carcinogenic.
4. DEA; MEA; TEA
monoethanolamine, and triethanolamine are cancer-causing, hormone-disrupting
are toxic in many compounds and may be carcinogenic. Fragrances
may contain thousands of separate ingredients. Most of them are
synthetic. Symptoms reported to the FDA include headaches, rashes,
skin discoloration, coughing, and vomiting. Exposure may affect
the central nervous system.
draws moisture from inside the skin, making it temporarily feel
better, but drying it out.
7. Isopropyl Alcohol
is a poisonous substance, which changes the natural qualities
of other substances. It is derived from petroleum and is also
used in anti-freeze and as a solvent in shellac. Ingestion or
inhalation of large quantities may cause headaches, vomiting,
and coma. A fatal dose is about one fluid ounce.
8. Mineral Oil
oil is 100% mineral oil and is derived from petroleum. It remains
on top of the skin and coats the skin, much like a plastic wrap.
The skins natural immune barrier is disrupted as this plastic
coating inhibits the skins ability to breathe and absorb
moisture. The skin is also impeded from releasing toxins, which
may cause acne and other disorders. This slows down the skins
natural processes and may cause premature aging.
glycol is used in making cleansers to dissolve oil, as in oven
cleaners. It is a binding agent, plasticizing agent, solvent,
and softener. PEG strips the bodys natural moisture and
leaves the immune system vulnerable. It is potentially a toxic
10. Propylene Glycol
is the active ingredient in antifreeze and a major ingredient
in brake and hydraulic fluid. PG is used by industry to break
down cellular structure and protein. This product is widely used
in cosmetics. It is a skin irritant and may cause damage to the
nervous system, brain, liver, and kidneys.